Hermitage R-IV School Board Meeting

May 19, 2020

The Hermitage R-IV Board of Education held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 6:30 PM. Dr. Yates updated the board about the following improvements to the school.

a. -The main lobby and lobby bathrooms have been painted. The main gym and locker rooms have been painted as well. Trim painting in the main lobby is almost complete.

-The hand rails and purple accent walls have been painted to match our official purple.

-The middle classroom floors have been waxed.

-The main lobby drop ceiling tiles are in the process of being replaced.

b. Administration team is working on preparing an official district Alternative Method of Instruction plan for the future. Should be ready for Board approval by July meeting.

c. The graduation drive through celebration on May 8th was a success with 9 of the 11 seniors being recognized. Graduation is scheduled for June 19th.

d. The SACC and Summer Preschool program is still on schedule to start on June 1st.

e. We are fully staff for next year except for Head Baseball and Head Cheerleading as well as some Assistant coaches.

Executive session included discussion of personnel and records protected from disclosure pursuant to R.S. Mo.610.021(3) and 610.021(13).

New business included the approval of the school's state and federal programs for the 20-21 school year. The board also approve the application of Blake Ackers appointment to the school board to fill a vacant seat. Finally the district also approved sending a request for qualifications to architecture firms to secure a firm to start developing plans for a building project during the summer of 2021.